Living history
Local reenactors and history fans converged on Wawbeek Saturday February 3, for the fourth annual Wawbeek Living History sponsored by Marietta Johnson, the 15th Confederate Cavalry Company C and the Sons of Confederate Veterans. According to Andy Akins of the group, “This event represents the Winter Encampment for the 15th Confederate Cavalry. The group participated in period uniform, demonstrated Weapons, Firing, and Drilling Formations from the period. Visitors were encouraged…
EA falls in state hoops title game
The Escambia Academy basketball squad’s dream of an AISA Class AA state championship ended Monday (February 5) in Montgomery, when top-ranked Macon East won its second straight title with a 67-42 decision over the foul-plagued Cougars. Fouls restricted the aggressiveness of All-Tournament Team selection Neikel Robinson, who fouled out, and MJ Jones, who picked up four infractions before the fourth period began, and the Cougars could never get on track.…
NJHS back at ECMS – 30 students inducted into national junior honor society
Thirty Escambia County Middle School students added a new chapter to the school’s history on February 5 when they became members of the National Junior Honor Society. The induction ceremony, conducted in the school gym, marked the resumption of the school’s NJHS chapter after a year’s hiatus. Preliminary activities included the Pledge of Allegiance led by NJHS inductee Kaliya Brown, singing of the National Anthem by ECMS choir students. and…
Scholars Bowl team 3 for 3
Members of Perdido Middle School’s Scholars Bowl team are off to as great start, winning all three of their first three matches. Members of the team are seventh graders Zach Coleman, Nathan Garner and Luke McIntyre; and eighth graders Natalee Presley, Jackson Reid, and Damian Singleton. The first meet for competitions was on held January 23 with Perdido traveling to Bay Minette Middle, where they competed against Bay Minette, Central…
RP Star Students
The Rachel Patterson Elementary School Star Students for January are, from left, first row, Jeffrey Gentry, LaBryan Chambers, Gabriel Zundel, Camarie Caldwell, Savannah Craft, Rosean Martin; second row, Kiana Watson, Cameron Henderson, Kayden Riley, Akeylias Sanders, Mariyah Robbins; third row, Jalen Rothchild, Logan Hubbard, London Forney, Amiyah James, Lavarius Peoples, JySia Williams; fourth row, M’akia Baldwin, Keon Harvey, De’Vion Simmons, Tresean Presido, Isaionna Knight. Not pictured are Deangelo Harvey, Diego…